from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. That can be voided and especially annulled: voidable contracts.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. that may be voided, rescinded or annulled
- adj. that may be avoided; avoidable
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Capable of being voided, or evacuated.
- adj. Capable of being avoided, or of being adjudged void, invalid, and of no force; capable of being either avoided or confirmed.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Capable of being voided or evacuated.
- In law, such that some person has a right to have it annulled. See void, v. t., 6.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. capable of being rescinded or voided
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There is another ground for holding the charter-party void and no contract, instead of regarding it as only voidable, which is equally against authority, which nevertheless I have never been able to answer wholly to my satisfaction.
Cook told the Daily News Monday night that there was no disagreement over the signing bonus ($3.725 million) or the length of the contract (which is technically seven years, though the last two are "voidable").
In the absence of fraud, duress or mistake (the typical legal justifications for a voidable contract) I think we have a moral obligation to treat both the borrowers and the lenders as adults, and require that they take responsibility for their actions.
Asomugha, whose blockbuster contract with the Raiders averaged $15.2 million per year at signing, will become a free agent this offseason by virtue of a voidable clause in his contract, according to league sources.
Due to Cap rules, the signing bonus following the voidable clause will not prorate through the remainder of the contract.
They inserted a player voidable clause, allowing Haynesworth to end his contract early.
Like contracts, life is fully voidable, allow deferring soon to disallow.
Because in most states, a pre-nuptial agreement isn't voidable just because it's not fair.
The Healthcare bill (ObamaCare) signed into Law by Obama on March 23, 2010 is unconstitutional and voidable since he is ineligible to serve as President of the United States.
For example, if a married man has an accident and ends up with mutilated genitals or in a wheelchair, his marriage could be voidable in some states.